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BlueClaws Announce Five Front Office Promotions

Lakewood BlueClaws Alternative LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Lakewood BlueClaws, South Atlantic League affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, have announced the promotions of five full-time staff members within their front office. Bernadette Miller has been named Chief Financial Officer while Chris Tafrow has been named Senior Vice President of Business Operations. Zack Rosenberg, Jim McNamara, and Steve Farago Continue reading

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Silver Hawks Going Natural, Sign PDC with Cubs

SouthBendSilverHawksLogoThe Single-A South Bend Silver Hawks (Midwest League) are converting the playing surface at Four Winds Field from artificial turf to natural grass, as the franchise begins a new affiliation with the Chicago Cubs.  Read more hereWatch the removal in action here.

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Still No Franchise for Skylands, But Bring on the Scare

Sussex Skyhawks LogoThe new owners of Skylands Park in Augusta (NJ), the former home of the Sussex Skyhawks (Can-Am League) and Single-A New Jersey Cardinals (New York-Penn League), have temporarily transformed their idle stadium into “Scareland Stadium,” an interactive haunted attraction that opens for Halloween-season recreation the first weekend of October.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the news.

Skylands Park Scareland Stadium

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Boise Hawks Sold

Boise Hawks LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Boise Hawks Baseball Club will have new ownership when the club takes the field to begin the 2015 Northwest League season. Continue reading

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Bakersfield Blaze Eye Relocation to Salinas

Bakersfield Blaze LogoIf about $25 million from private investment materializes, D.G. Elmore could be moving his Single-A Bakersfield Blaze (California League) to a new ballpark in Salinas (CA) in time for the 2016 season.  On Sept. 23, developer Sean Cooley, who’s behind the proposed 56-acre Alisal Marketplace project, will ask City Council to extend existing 10-year tax credits for 20 years to help support the adjacent stadium plan.  Read more here.

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BlueClaws Add Chief Operating and Revenue Officer

Lakewood BlueClaws Alternative LogoRESS RELEASE – The Lakewood BlueClaws, the South Atlantic League affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, announced Thursday that Adam Lorber has been named the club’s Chief Operating and Revenue Officer. Continue reading

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Fall Beer Festival Held at Lugnuts’ Home

Lansing Lugnuts LogoThe Fall 2014 Beerfest at the Ballpark was held on Friday, Sept. 12, at Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Single-A Lansing Lugnuts (Midwest League).  Read more here.  Watch photo gallery video here.

Beerfest at the Ballpark

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